My Side of the Mountain Setting

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Bitter Mountain

Bitter Mountain is the main setting for the novel “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George. Bitter Mountain is a heavily-wooded mountain that rises above the valley town of Delhi, New York, located among the Catskill Mountains. Bitter Mountain is where the Gribley family can trace its roots to a mountainside farm and residence. Bitter Mountain is where Sam heads to live on his family’s old property, and where he spends nearly the entire novel. Bitter Mountain is not only the location of Sam’s old family property, but is also where the meadow exists, in which Sam builds his tree house from a massive Hemlock. As Sam comes to find out, the mountain is frequented by tourists and hikers on their way to the cliffs of the gorge to see the view, by hunters in pursuit of deer, and by locals like Mrs...

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